Government

Governor Bruce Rauner

Governor Rauner

Strong Schools

Education is the most important thing we do as a community and our goal as a state should be to have the strongest schools in every neighborhood of every community. In the last two years, we have delivered unprecedented funding for our schools and increased support for early childhood education. At the same time, we established the School Funding Reform commission, which has made recommendations to ensure that every child in Illinois gets a shot at the American dream, no matter where they live.

Honest Government

State government must show it is making real changes to win back the trust of residents. To that end, the Governor’s Office has closed the revolving door of state employees leaving the Executive Branch for lobbying, closed loopholes in the gift ban and required employees to disclose more about their economic interests. But more can be, and must, be done. Term limits on elected officials and implementing Fair Maps to give voters more of a say in their representation, would send a clear signal that Illinois is serious about changing the culture of Springfield.

Tax Relief

Illinois has the highest property taxes in the nation, placing an undue burden on families and deterring employers from locating here. A property tax freeze would bring long overdue relief to our residents and make the state more competitive when it comes to attracting new businesses, and the jobs they bring with them, to our state.

Good Jobs

Creating good jobs in Illinois is essential to economic growth and providing a better future for our families and state. We need to get rid of burdensome regulations that scare businesses away and become a state where employers want to invest and grow. By creating a system that is more conducive to job creation, we can grow the economy and ensure the state has the resources it needs to fund critical services.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDFPR/professional-license-look-up
Professional License Look-up
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The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation provide online public access through its 'License Lookup' to search and verify all Illinois professional license holders.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IOC/employee-salary-database
Employee Salary Database
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The Employee Database tracks salary information on state employees from the current year as well as previous years. Search by agency, individual name, position, salary, or even year of service
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/GOV/report-red-tape
Report Red Tape
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Help us cut the red tape in Illinois! This is vital to improving our state's growth and our residents’ well-being. The current regulatory environment is overly burdensome, inconsistent, and confusing even for businesses and social service providers, not to mention individuals and families.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/GOV/advancing-illinois
Advancing Illinois
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​The Illinois Competitiveness Council, which is composed of over forty agencies, boards, and commissions, seeks to advance Illinois by cutting red tape, by improving Illinois' economic climate, and by fostering government efficiency and accountability.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/public-records
Find Public Records
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The Archives Database site allows you to purview the many databases within the Archives site.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/CMS/pay-search
State Employee Data
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State employee pay and personnel information is provided in the datasets.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DOI/insurance-provider license-search
Insurance Producer / Provider License Search
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The purpose of this service is to advise Illinois companies of DOI's procedures and guidelines regarding producer licensing.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/vehicle-title-status
Vehicle Title & Registration Status Inquiry
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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/GOV/find-state-agency
Find a State Agency
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Links to list of state agencies
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/GOV/contact-state-employee
Contact a State Employee
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Links to State of Illinois employee directory for phone numbers, emails, etc.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOR/il-pin-inquiry
IL-PIN Inquiry
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Access your IL-PIN online utlizing MyTax Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/CMS/buy-surplus
Buy State Surplus Property
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State of Illinois' online (Ebay-style) auction

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https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCEO
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Department of
Our mission is to provide economic opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents that improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans. We are laser-focused on improving transparency and accountability, enhancing customer service, increasing Illinois’ competitiveness, advancing minority empowerment, modernizing Illinois’ workforce, and elevating our state’s promotional efforts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDHR
Human Rights, Department of
The Department of Human Rights administers the Illinois Human Rights Act ("Act"). The Act prohibits discrimination in Illinois with respect to employment, financial credit, public accommodations and housing. The Act also prohibits sexual harassment in education.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/CGFA
Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability
The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (CGFA) was created originally as the Economic and Fiscal Commission in 1972 by the 77th General Assembly. CGFA provides the Legislature with research and information regarding state and national economies, revenue projections and operations of Illinois Government. In 1979, the Commission was further charged by the 81st General Assembly with monitoring the long-term debt position of Illinois. The General Assembly later made the Commission responsible for monitoring the administration of the State Employee Group Insurance Program.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IOC
Comptroller, Office of the
As Comptroller, Mendoza plans to help the State get itself back on track financially in a way that doesn’t put the burden on the backs of the working-class families. She will be an independent, truth-telling, fiscal watchdog that prioritizes both the fiscal and moral health of the State. Mendoza will work to enhance the overall internal control environment of the State to run a more effective, transparent and efficient office.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ARDC
Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois
The mission of the ARDC is to promote and protect the integrity of the legal profession, at the direction of the Supreme Court, through attorney registration, education, investigation, prosecution and remedial action. For more information on the ARDC Mission.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDOR
Revenue, Department of
The primary responsibility of the Department of Revenue is to serve as the tax collection agency for state government and for local governments. The department regulates the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages. The department also oversees local property tax assessments, and functions as the funding agent for the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/SOS
Secretary of State, Office of the
The office’s functions are described in the Illinois Constitution, mainly addressing the Secretary of State's duty to maintain official state records and the state seal. However, law and tradition have assigned many additional responsibilities to the office, which has one of the largest and most diverse collections of responsibilities of any of its counterparts nationwide.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISP
State Police, Illinois
The Illinois State Police is a multifaceted police agency which specializes in enforcing the laws, protecting the public and providing an array of specialty services to local, state and federal agencies. The most significant responsibility of the State Police is the safety of citizens through law enforcement, patrol, investigations, forensic services, safety education, intelligence and technical assistance.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/TRE
State Treasurer, Office of the
The Illinois State Treasurer’s Office is dedicated to protecting the state’s portfolio, ensuring the liquidity of all investments, and consistently producing earnings at or above industry standards.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IC
Supreme Court, Illinois
The judicial power is vested in a Supreme Court, an Appellate Court and Circuit Courts. (Source: Illinois Constitution.)
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/JIB
Judicial Inquiry Board
The Judicial Inquiry Board is authorized to receive, initiate, and investigate complaints concerning active Illinois state court judges.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ILGA
Illinois General Assembly
The legislative power is vested in a General Assembly consisting of a Senate and a House of Representatives, elected by the electors from 59 Legislative Districts and 118 Representative Districts.

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